EIB hops back into Kangaroo territory
The Kangaroo market for sovereigns, supranationals and agencies gathered momentum this week when the European Investment Bank priced its first trade in the format in eight months on Thursday — a A$600m tap of its 6.25% 2021s. The supra has avoided this sector after acute investor panic over the eurozone crisis blew its spreads out at the end of last year.
With its spreads improving and a more positive attitude to Europe, the EIB spied an opportunity to return to the market. "Sentiment has been turning since the beginning of the year and spreads have retraced quite a bit; although not quite in the same way they had blown
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